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Mini Books

I've done all the hard work for you already!  Here's all the latest Mini books available from the Amazon on-line Bookstores in the USA (amazon.com) and the UK (amazon.co.uk).

You can order books right from this page no matter where you are in the world, just choose from the UK or US sites by following the links I've provided next to each book.   Not all the books are available from USA site because the Mini is, after all, a British car!

If you can't find what you are looking for, use one of the links to Amazon above (UK or USA) then try searching using the search tool.

Last update to this page: October 07, 2001

Mini - forty years of fun

Brian Laban with Foreward by Jeremy Clarkson

BRAND NEW for August 1999 - Slightly tongue-in-cheek light hearted book highlighting the Mini's entire career.  Available here at a 20% discount!

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Mini - The Design Icon of a Generation (The First 40 years)Mini - The Design Icon of a Generation (The First 40 years)

Foreward by Sir Terence Conran, Written by famed motoring writer L.J.K Setright

A brand new book to celebrate the 40th birthday of the Mini.  This is a fantastic coffee table book with loads of great colour photos charting the whole history of the Mini.  This is one book every Mini fan should have!! Buy now at a 33% Discount!

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Hardcover - 222 pages (20 May, 1999) Virgin Publishing

 

1874105790_m.gif (17373 bytes)Mini and Mini Cooper Colour Family Album

Andrea Sparrow,David Sparrow

A colourful and stylish appreciation of the world-famous Mini and its race and rally winning sister the Mini Cooper.

Hardcover - 96 pages, 96 illustrations (29 September, 1997) Veloce Publishing Plc

Amazon UKList Price: £12.99 Our Price:£10.39 You Save: 20%

Amazon USA Our Price: $19.95

1870979869_m.gif (14676 bytes)Essential Mini-Cooper

Anders Ditlev Clausager

Paperback - 80 pages (July 1997) Bay View Books

Amazon UKList Price: £9.95 Our Price: £7.96 You Save: 20%

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Mini

James Ruppert

Included in this book is the complete development history, full specifications, Mini variants, the Cooper, Moke and special editions.  Illustrated with new and contemporary photographs, the book charts the history of the 1960s' icon over the past 35 years.

Hardcover - 200 pages, 120 illustrations including colour (28 July, 1997) The Crowood Press

Amazon UKList Price: £19.95  Our Price: £15.96   You Save: 20%

Amazon USOur Price: $35.95

 

Sporting Minis: Mini-Cooper, Mini-Cooper S, 1275 GT

John Brigden

Complete and accurate information on Mini Cooper, Cooper S and 1275GT - how they developed, how they performed, advice for buyers, competition, achievements, specification and production figures.

Hardcover 128 pages, 130 illustrations (31 December, 1989) Motor Racing Publications

Amazon UKOur Price: £8.99

Amazon USOur Price: $27.95

 

Mini Cooper - the Real Thing!

John Tipler

Covers design, production history, sporting achievements as well as the Cooper come-back.  Includes works cars competition results along with performance and road test data.

Hardcover - 160 pages, 200 illustrations (April 1994) Veloce Publishing Plc

Amazon UKOur Price: £19.99

Amazon USOur Price: $39.95

 

Original Mini Cooper and Cooper S

John Parnell

The essential companion to the Cooper and Cooper S.  Its aim is to reveal, in words and colour photographs, how all models - from early 997cc Mk1 to late 1275cc Mk3 altered in detail through the course of production.

Hardcover - 112 pages, 225 colour illustrations. (May 1993) Bay View Books

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Amazon USOur Price: $34.95

 

How to Modify Your Mini

David Vizard

One of the most successful Mini books, covering engine, driveline, suspension, steering, brakes, wheels and tyres.

Paperback 192 pages, 370 illustrations  (31 December, 1995) Fountain Press

Amazon UKList Price: £12.95 Our Price: £10.36 You Save: 20%

 

Tuning the A-Series Engine: The Definitive Manual on Tuning for Performance or Economy  

David Vizard

Written by the legendary David Vizard

A third edition of the title, originally published in 1985, which provides all the information required to successfully tune the Series A engine.

Hardcover 520 pages (September 1999) Haynes

Amazon UKList Price: £19.99  Our Price:  £15.99   You Save 20%

 

Haynes Mini Restoration Manual

Lindsay Porter 

Previously titled Mini Purchase and Restoration Guide this is a detailed restoration manual with particular attention to bodywork, electrics, interiors, suspension and sub frame.  Includes a section covering improved performance with engine swap details.

Hardcover 320 pages with 876 illustrations (August 1998)

Amazon UKList Price: £17.99 Our Price: £14.39 You Save: 20%

Amazon USOur Price: $36.95

 

Mini and Mini Cooper Step-by-step Service Guide

Lindsay Porter, Jim Patten

Aimed at the owner who wants to carry out routine servicing and renovation tasks.   You can create your own service history, keeping a record of all servicing and maintenance.  Includes fault finding and getting through the MOT test.

Paperback - 128 pages (23 September, 1994) Porter Publishing

Amazon UKOur Price: £12.99

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The Complete Mini

Chris Rees

Possibly the best sole reference source available, every single Mini variant being covered in chronological order.  Packed with information for purchasers and restorers.

Hardcover - 160 pages, 250 illustrations (31 December, 1994) Motor Racing Publications

Amazon UKOur Price: £16.99

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The Mini - a Celebration 

Graham Scott, John Cooper

Co-authored by the great man himself - John Cooper!  'Nuff said!

Hardcover (15 May, 1997) Chancellor Press (Bounty Books)

Amazon UKList Price: £5.99

 

Austin Mini ('59 to '69)

John S. Mead

No further information available at present

Hardcover (October 1981) Haynes Publishing

Amazon UKOur Price: £16.99

 

The Mini

Jon Pressnell

No further information available at present

Paperback - 32 pages (24 February, 1994) Shire Publications Ltd

Amazon UKList Price: £2.50 Our Price: £2.00 You Save: 20%

Amazon USList Price: $5.50

 

Mini Road Test Books

R.M. Clarke

Each title contains reprint articles on road and comparison tests, buyer's guides, history and valuable data etc

Paperback, 172 pages, 300 illustrations Brooklands Books

Our Price: £13.95 (each book)

Amazon UKMini Gold Portfolio 1959 - 1969

Amazon UKMini Gold Portfolio 1969 - 1980 

Amazon UKMini Gold Portfolio 1981 - 1997 

Amazon UKMini Moke Gold Portfolio 1964 - 1994 

Amazon UKMini Cooper Gold Portfolio 1961-71 

Amazon UKHigh Performance Minis Gold Portfolio 1960-73 

 

Mini Owners Handbooks

These are the original BMC driver's handbooks

Paperback. Brooklands Books

Our Price: £5.50

Amazon UKMini Cooper & Cooper `S' Mk 1: Part No. AKD3891

Amazon UKMini Owner's Handbook: Mini Cooper & Cooper `S' Mk 2: Part No. AKD4997

Amazon UKMini Owner's Handbook: Mini Cooper 'S' Mk 3: Part No. AKD7364/2

 

 

Mini Workshop Manual (Including Cooper): Mini (Australian Sup./Moke) 1959-76: Part No. AKD4935/2

No further information available at present

Paperback (December 1996) Brooklands Books

Amazon UKOur Price: £24.95

 

Mini Workshop Manual (Including Cooper): Mini 1959-76 Part No AKD4935

No further information available at present

Paperback (December 1996) Brooklands Books

Amazon UKOur Price: £21.95

 

Mini (69-96) Service and Repair Manual 

John S. Mead

No further information available at present

Paperback (November 1996) Haynes Publishing

Amazon UKOur Price: £16.99

 

Mini: Restoration, Preparation, Maintenance

Jim Tyler

Maintaining standards of technical illustration and accessible information, this book guides the reader through every step of restoration for all Minis since production began. Every factory production variant, including the Mini Cooper, is covered.

Paperback - 240 pages (November 1992) Osprey

Amazon UKOur Price: £25.12

Amazon USOur Price: $39.95

 

The AUTOHISTS MINI COOPER & COOPER S

No further information available at present

Hardcover (23 March, 1989)

Amazon UKOur Price: £8.95

 

Mini Owner's Survival Manual

Jim Tyler

A manual for owners of the Mini, with advice on purchasing a Mini, basic maintenance and breakdowns

Hardcover (March 1996)   Osprey Publishing

Amazon UKUK List Price: £12.99  Our Price: £12.54

Amazon USOur Price: $19.95