Adbandarcha Rudrakot – आडबंदरचा रुद्रकोट

400.00

A Marathi girl born, educated, brought up in USA, recently turned archeologist comes to Konkan. Still, with the desire to research something through his own efforts, she starts searching in the surrounding area.
She has neither knowledge of historical Marathi language nor familiarity with Modi script. Yet without the aid of any historical authentic documents, she begins to take what comes her way and find the right opportunity and unexpected success comes her way. Adbandarcha Rudrakot is a story written by Dr. By Avinash Sowani.

Jirnoddhar – जीर्णोद्धार

400.00

Temples in many villages are waiting for restoration. However, instead of demolishing such old temples and constructing them in a flashy ‘modern’ style, a conscious effort should be made to conserve the existing structures and preserve the historical heritage. But unfortunately today, in the name of restoration, many old temples, palaces are completely demolished without proper consultation and the works reflected in modern style are common.
However, none of the agitators realize that because of this we are losing the historical significance of the place, destroying the historical architectural heritage, and not only erasing our own past. For that, in this Jirnoddhar book, a lot has been commented on how to restore a building, how to do conservation.
What exactly is restoration? by the author Dr. Avinash Sowani. So going beyond all the different concepts of repairs, renovation, reconstruction and conservation, trying to do ‘re-creation’ in the original architectural style, i.e. ‘Jirnoddhar’ in Marathi.
This story is created keeping exactly this concept in mind.
In this novel, author describes how main character discovered an ancient temple by guessing from the old remains of the settlements that she found around.

Maratha Kalkhandatil NagarVikas – मराठा कालखंडातील नगरविकास

400.00

Urban development is the transformation of a small village into a big prosperous city with the use of proper town planning.
During the Maratha period, mainly in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the development of the villages in the western India was structured. The factors that were required for it and how this development was directly reflected in the urban structure, town planning and town development is described in this Maratha Kalkhandatil NagarVikas book written by Dr. Avinash Sowani.

Pant Amatya Bawada Daptar – पंत अमात्य बावडा दप्तर भाग १ व २

400.00

Pant Amatya Bawada Daptar Part 1 & 2 is a collection of important, historical, authentic documents from Gaganbawda Jahagiri in Kolhapur district. Letters of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, Rajaram Maharaj, Shivaji Maharaj (Kolhapur), Sambhaji Maharaj (Kolhapur), Maharani Tarabai, Hukumatpanah Ramchandrapant Amatya, Bhagwantrao Amatya are in this collection. This important book which reveals the political history of Maharashtra from 1660 to 1748 A.D. has been edited by Keshav Govind Sabnis. Originally published in 1937-38 in 2 parts and now combined into one book.

Bajirao I An Outstanding Cavalry General

425.00

Military history of the Bajirao Peshwa from 1720 to 1740 is narrated in this Bajirao I An Outstanding Cavalry General book by author Col. R.D. Palsokar. This is an account of the Peshwa Bajirao First. The book has 352 pages and 28 maps with the narrative. The book has 14 chapters. Book also have Epilogue, bibliography and an index. Overall to understand battles of First Bajirao Peshwe and his strategies as Cavalry General, this book is useful.

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.

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