The Austin Seven Source Book (Foulis Motoring Book)

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9780854295579: The Austin Seven Source Book (Foulis Motoring Book)

Originally published in 1989, this comprehensive reference describes all 329 known Austin Seven variants. Includes the history of Austin¦s Longbridge Works and biographies of Lord Austin and others associated with the Seven's development.

Fully illustrated with many rare photographs, works drawings and specially commissioned artworks. Includes information on original color schemes and trim. Winner of the Cugnot Award for Outstanding Book of 1989.

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Bryan Purves bought his first Mini in 1965, which at the time was only two years old. The car was progressively modified, including designing and making adjustable suspension components, machining grooved and drilled brake discs, building his own engines and gearboxes. Purves only entered local clubman rallies as the car was also used as daily transport. His interest in Minis developed into a part time tuning business, in conjunction with his brother. They then built a formula Mini Seven race-car that Purves eventually wrote off while racing at Cadwell Park. The following ten years were spent racing national and international 100cc Karts. A family oriented break ensued. Once his daughter had grown up Purves then became interested in rallying once again and has since participated in many competitive \u0022classic rallies\u0022, having been in the hot seat in an Austin Seven Ulster to Monte Carlo and also across the Sahara Desert. He then rebuilt a MKII Cooper \u0022S\u0022 which he also rallied. Purves then met Tim Brenchley and they started working together - it was a short while later that Purves and Brenchley formed a sporting partnership. They rallied Purves' MG A Coupe and 1964 MkI Cooper \u0022S\u0022. In 2005 Purves purchased what was the last works Mini to ever finish the Monte Carlo Rally and just a month later Brenchley purchased the sister car which was the last works group A Mini ever built.

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Book Description Haynes, UK, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. !st or reprint. This is a 1997 reprint of the original 1989 book and is a mine of information on every known Austin Seven car manufactured at Longbridge or under licence overseas. The book is the reference book for the Austin Seven enthusiast and owner. The Austin Seven Manual by Doug Woodrow is also available.This is a large, heavy book which may require additional postage. Inventory # M4786. Bookseller Inventory # 004058

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Book Description Haynes, England, 1989. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Original First Edition. First Edition. The 'Bible' for anyone considering the restoration of an Austin Seven, This book lists and describes in detail all 329 known Austin Seven variants in the light of current knowledge. Information arranged in chronological order with annual summary of design feature changes in Longbridge models plus Special scene-setting sections on Lord Austin, the Longbridge works etc. It is profusely illustrated with an array of generally unpublished material including 1500 photographs, works drawings, specially commissioned drawings and charts. Very good condition . Size: 544 Pages. Bookseller Inventory # 002699

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