The Sun Kings: The Unexpected Tragedy of Richard Carrington and the Tale of How Modern Astronomy Began by S. Clark (Hardback, 2007)

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Ex-library copy which seems never to have been circulated. Slight sign of removed labels otherwise virtually as new condition.
Clark vividly brings to life the scientists who roundly rejected the significance of Carrington's discovery of solar flares, as well as those who took up his struggle to prove the notion that the Earth could be touched by influences from space.