Takachi Modi Patre – टाकाची मोडी पत्रे

144.00

During the pre-British era, letters were written with the help of a boru, which was made from bamboo during british era a nibwas attached to boru in the front, due to which the font would be small. Cast letter writing with Tak started in the initial British rule, So known as Takachi Modi Patre. Documents like Purchase, mortgage, rent, birth certificate, land records, residual letter were written in such manner. It is possible to read the letters only with practice, which were not written in much neat manner. This book is very purposeful, with proper briefing given under suitable letters compiled by Mandar Lawate and Bhaswti Soman.

The Maritime and Coastal forts of India

360.00

In The Maritime and Coastal forts of India book, author Mukund S. Naravane has described 151 forts, their importance to the various Indian rulers has been analyzed. The appendices cover some allied topics such as climate of history of the period, some thoughts on restoration, preservation and utilisation of these forts. Two new concepts add to the value of this book. One is the classification of forts into Main forts, Secondary forts and fortified outposts, which are otherwise classified into land, sea and hill forts. Second is the distinction done between maritime forts and costal forts.

The Other Mahabaleshwar

450.00

The Other Mahabaleshwar – A Template for Mindful Travel – General Editor of this book is Dhruti Vaidya and co-authored by Sonam Ambe, Anand Pendharkar and Seema Hardikar. Design and Illustrations are by Sneha Chhatre.
Mahabaleshwar located at a height of 1353 m above sea level. This book can serve as a field-guide for nature lovers and conservationists, as also, a travel-guide for the occasional visitor. Additionally, it is also a valuable record of history that could so easily be forgotten if not documented so wonderfully by the authors. Its ancient history, culture, spectacular views, the flora and fauna and nature trails make it attractive for visitors, but this book gives a much deeper insight into what really matters – preservation of this beloved hill-station.

Trek the Sahyadris

360.00

Trek the Sahyadris is about Trekking in Sahyadri region of the western ghats in Maharashtra. Author Harish Kapadia gave various topographical details like the historic forts, mountains, pinnacles, peaks, lakes, valleys, dense forests forming parts of Sahyadri. The book proves to be a practical guide for trekking routes in Sahyadris. It reveals the paths, camping places, scenic views.

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