The Austin Seven Source Book by Bryan Purves
544 pages with illustrations on virtually every page. Originally published in 1989 now reprinted by the Pre War Austin 7 Club in conjunction with Bryan Purves. Describes 329 known Austin 7 variants.
Also includes a history of Austin's Longbridge works and biographies of Lord Austin and others associated with the development of the Austin Seven.
A Comprehensive History of the Austin Seven Grasshopper by Peter Hornby and Mick Hanna
Second edition in hardback.
Comprehensively updated and containing much newly researched information together with the post war history of the remaining cars up to the present day.
Packed with photographs. A PWA7C publication.
Will be available at £23 collected or £26.50 post paid from Graham Beckett (contact & payment details below)
Read Chris Garner's review of this book
Austin Seven Garage Charts
Full size reproduction Austin Seven Garage Charts, printed on vinyl banner material, non tear, washable and impervious to damp and mould. Ideal for the garage. Dimensions 35" x 22" approx.
Durable and long lasting, not to be confused with paper reproductions offered on eBay etc.
Choose from three versions: Mag Engine, Coil Engine c.1932, or Coil Engine Ruby. (The data is generally applicable to other Sevens as well.)
A5 Austin Seven Garage Charts
A5 versions of the Mag Engine and 1932 Coil Engine charts.
Bert Hadley, a son of Birmingham – A tribute compiled by Geoff Roe
This book is the biography of Bert, one of the famous Austin Works drivers competing pre-war in the Side Valve and Twin Cam racers and post war in the Austin Seven Grasshoppers, as well as driving for Healey, TR, Jaguar and Jowett. This is an important work with much new information, very well researched and written by Mr Roe. A necessary "must have" for all Seven enthusiasts.
A4 size, soft back, 220 pages with over 300 illustrations, many previously unseen.
Coleman's Drive – by John Coleman
This describes John's epic journey in his 1925 Chummy from Buenos Aires to New York in 1959.
Austin over the Andes – by Vince Leek
An account of a journey made in 2005 to recreate part of the route taken by John Coleman in 1959. Covering 3000 miles through Argentina and Chile and across the Andes.
Basic Fitting for Austin Seven Restorers – a brand new publication
from Chris Gould
a 29-page A4 booklet detailing where to restore a car, garage equipment, tools, terminology and both dismantling & assembly techniques used in Sevens.
Very informative especially to those new to Sevens
Would Suit Enthusiast – L.M. Williams and his Austin Seven Specials
by Stuart Ulph
PreWar member Stuart, owner of several of these cars, has spent many years researching these models resulting in this much awaited definitive text.
Softback, A4, 122 pages with many high quality photographs and part colour, this is a new Club publication and a "must have" for all lovers of sporting Sevens.
The Austin Seven
The Club's reprint of Bill Boddy's famous book on sporting Austins. 105 pages.
A Digest of Technical Articles from the PWA7C Magazine.
Compiled by Mike Harris. 82 pages.
Tuning & Maintenance of the Austin 7
a PWA7C publication.
The Original Austin Seven by Rinsey Mills.
A Guide to Building Reproduction Austin Seven Ulsters by Chris Gould
A 'must buy'! 116 pages.
A Guide to the Austin 65 and Nippy by Chris Gould
Similar to his Ulster Guide, and just as invaluable.
Immortal Austin Seven
The story of this most popular of prewar cars, from the earliest Chummy, through Sports, Military, Box and Ruby Saloons, to the exquisite Twin Cam.
Tales of a Special Builder by Chris Gould
It covers his life of motoring, mainly with Austin Sevens from childhood up to the present time. It includes details of his life and of various cars he has built over the years and also a section covering the two 10,000-mile record attempts. A4 paperback, with 120 pages and black & white illustrations.
Austin Seven Sports Brochure
A colour facsimile leaflet of the iconic "Ulster" of the '30s. 3 folded pages.
Austin Seven Brochure
A 15-page full colour facsimile brochure of all the Seven models offered in the '30s. Excellent quality.
I Was Behind the Times …
Full colour, 16-page facsimile brochure of the complete range of Austin Vans, including the Seven, offered in the 1930s. Very high reproduction.
The Austin Seven Comes of Age
Reprint of a brochure from 1931 detailing, in full colour, the entire range of Sevens available. 16 pages.
As I was Going to St Ives…
Another full colour reprint of the Austin Seven range in the mid 1930s. 20 pages.
Takes 10 copies of the Association Magazine.
All of the above prices include post and packaging within the UK.
Contact: Graham Beckett, 77 All Saints Lane, Nettleham, Lincoln, LN2 2NG.
Please make cheques payable to "The Pre-War Austin Seven Club Limited". Note: Over the years many useful titles have become out of print and so must be sought in book shops, autojumbles, eBay etc. Please call the above if advice is required on any Austin book. (evenings)
Overseas buyers please contact us for P&P costs and details of payment methods.