A Comprehensive History of the Austin Seven Grasshopper
by Peter Hornby and Mick Hanna
NEW! Second edition in hardback. Available soon.
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 post paid from Graham Beckett (contact & payment details below)
Read Chris Garner's review of this book
NEW! 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.
Austin Seven Competition History (The Cars and those who drove them 1922 -
1939) – by Beatrice Canning Brown
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.
With the first fifty copies sold a FREE copy of John's book My Life with Motor Cars will be included.
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.
The Austin Seven
A brief history of the Austin 7. Shire Publications.
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.
The Austin Seven Centre Catalogue of Spares and Services
A reprint of the famous catalogue from the '80s describing and illustrating every mechanical part making up the Seven. Invaluable for restoration and repairs alike. 163 pages.
Austin Seven Cigarette and Trade Cards
A privately printed 76-page A5-size high quality booklet illustrating, in colour, 65 cards with additional information. A fascinating history of these cards across the world. Not to be missed.
Austin Seven Stamps
A 45-page full colour A5 booklet of stamps featuring all models of Sevens and their foreign derivatives.
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.
Austin Seven Handbooks and Parts Lists – High quality reprints
1925 (pub. no. 325i)
May 1930 (715A)
August 1933 (1029)
October 1938 (1586A)
All £10.75 each
Castrol Lubrication Charts
Supplied with lists of modern equivalent lubricants. Supplied in cardboard tubes.
1932 and 1938 editions. Please state which.
All £7.00 each
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.