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About Us

About Us

We have Motoring books and literature from around the world, but to make it easier for our customers to search we have divided our collection into Categories listed below, but not limited to these Categories as we are adding newly acquired items to stock all the time :

  • Make / Marque Histories – New | Used | Out of print titles including ultra-rare items
  • Biography – of Motor industry and racing identities, new and out of print
  • General Motoring – History Books and Annuals – vintage , veteran and the more modern era
  • Workshop Manuals – on Cars ,Trucks , Agricultural vehicles ( Tractors etc) , Boat engines and Motorcycles
  • Owner Hand Books / Glovebox Manuals
  • Spare Parts Catalogues
  • Sales Literature – Brochures , Folders , Dealer Posters ,Calendars , both rare old items and new old stock
  • Magazines on Motoring – From around the world from 1940’s to 2015 or later
  • Motor Racing and Racing cars – Books ,Histories, Annuals and Race Programs, both new and out of print titles
  • Motorcycle – Technical manuals , History Books & Magazines
  • Technical – “how to do it ” books – new and out of print from all eras

Motor Book World provides a search service for that particular piece of automotive literature that you can’t find easily, if it is not immediately available we will place your request on our waiting list and will inform you once we have got that piece in our stock.

Motor Book World is always looking to extend our stock of motoring literature, and we encourage sellers to send us lists of available items, (including detail of condition), via any means listed below and we will indicate what we are currently interested in acquiring.

We are always keen to hear from our customers. There are multiple ways you can make enquiries and requests or share your thoughts with us:

  • Virtually – send us an email on
  • Verbally – You can call us on 0419 744 285 or landline 61 3 9830 2644 & leave a message & we will return your call.
  • Visiting usbricks n mortar physical BOOKSHOP DEFINITELY OPEN to VISIT-THURS 19th MAY & SAT 21th MAY 11am TO 5.00pm or later , SEE BELOW
  •  24/7 online /phone orders or by Special Appointment.
  • Contact remains the same BUT Our POSTAL ADDRESS  is PO BOX 504 Canterbury Vic 3126

Motor Book World, PO BOX 504, Canterbury, VIC 3126, AUSTRALIA

Trading Hours: The “bricks & mortar” MOTORBOOKWORLD book shop is definitely open to visit on the days and hours BELOW,or you can purchase books ONLINE 24*7 using our Website 24*7 for pickup at a later arranged date or we post out almost every day, or ring us or email us to arrange a special appointment ,WWW.MOTORBOOKWORLD.COM.AU & we will dispatch ORDERS promptly, usually the same or next business day.

SUN & Mon Closed but —- ONLINE 24/7
Tuesday Closed or Appt but ONLINE 24/7
Weds Closed or Appt but ONLINE 24/7
Thu19MAY 11:00am to 5.00pm ONLINE 24/7
Fri Closed or Appt but  ONLINE 24/7
Sat21MAY 11:00am to 5.00pm ONLINE 24/7