However, it is well to bear in mind that neither handbook, nor textbook alone suffices to give the reader a knowledge of the subject: he must use pencil and paper and work through the examples and problems for himself.

This is how the the preface of the Mathematical Handbook – Elementary Mathematics by M. Vygodsky ends. The book has about 420 pages and was first published in 1979 by Mir Publishers. The book I have is the fourth reprint in 1984 and was translated from Russian by George Yankovsky. This book has been reprinted by Visalandhra (last reprint 2005) and CBS (2004) both. In fact you can still purchase the Elementary Mathematics handbook from Flipkart for just Rs. 80.

The book has following sections

Tables,Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry (Plane and Solid), Trigonometry, Functions and Graphs

The current scan is from VisalAndhra Publishing House 2005 print. The scan quality is not very good.

All credits to the Original Uploader

No OCR | 426 pg. | No Cover | No bookmarks

You can get the book here.

**Handbook and Textbook: **

*An attempt has been made to combine the merits of both books in one text.*

If this Handbook caught your attention then the Mathematical Handbook – Higher Mathematics by Vygodsky must seen. The book has about 820 pages, almost double the size of the one on Elementary Mathematics.

The English translation was first published by Mir in 1975. The one I have is Fourth Reprint in 1984, and translation is by George Yankovsky.

This book is with me since I needed to have a Reference book for Mathematics. The Preface says:

This handbook is a continuation of the Handbook of Elementary Mathematics by the same author and includes the material usually studied in a mathematics course in higher educational institutions.

The designation of this handbook is twofold.

Firstly it is reference work in which the reader can find definitions (what is a vector product) and factual information, such as how to find the surface of a solid of revolution or how to expand the function in a trigonometric series, and so on. Definitions, theorems, rules and formulas (accompanied by examples and practical hints) are readily found by reference to the comprehensive index or table of contents.Secondly, the handbook is intended for systematic reading. It does not take the place of a textbook and so full proofs are only given in exceptional cases. However, it can well serve as a material for the first acquaintance with the subject.

This book is listed in Flipkart for Rs. 388/-, but is currently unavailable. I do not know if there are any translations of these books in Indian languages.

The Higher Mathematics handbook has a photo with autograph, no details about the photograph are given.

I think the photo is of the author M. Vygodsky, ~~but I am not sure~~. ~~If anyone knows whose photo it is, please let me know.~~ *[P.S. Sanjay has told [see comment] that this photo is indeed of M. Vygodsky].* The paper of the book was considerably yellowed, so this photo of that page, is no that good. But I have tried my best, to present it.

dear damitr,

the photograph surely is of M. Ya. Vygodsky. in the cyrillic alphabet, it is written as М.Я. Выгодский . he has simply signed off his name in italics (which are written slightly differently).

Dear Sanjay,

Thanks for the input!

D

Damitr,

Do you have any links to the Higher Mathematics Handbook? Devender kindly provided the link to the Elementary Mathematics handbook.

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the link for this book is:-

http://ifile.it/xv9pglr/B0018XY1MG.rar

& I have downloaded it checked it………………

well, I appreciates ur work on MIR publishers …………….

Link is dead! Please, re-up

Thanks

link not work

Currently we have not provided a link for this,soon we will be doing this.anyone can link to little mathmatics library book particularly euler characteristic,and unusal algebra .i have heard that these are awesome book .

anyone can provide link to “little mathmatics library” books particularly euler characteristic,and unusal algebra .i have heard that these are awesome book .

Somen

Some of the books of LML are coming soon, keep watching!!

dear damitr

plz provide link to – mathematical handbook higher mathematics

Great thread. Waiting for more links.

need a ebook link for mathematical handbook – higher mathematics…. i have hard copy of elementary mathematics…

Even I have hard copies of both. Will provide the link soon.

D

Need the Higher Mathematics version…ASAP pls Damitr… Thanks in advance

Hi Damitr

You have posted a wide collection of MIR publications which is admirable since ages. I have some e-books (Physics and Mathematics) which are in russian, and would like to get this in English. I have searched a lot but in vain.

Can you help in getting these books in english. If it is possible then i shall post the links of these books, so that a large collection of the MIR publications can be built up on the net and everyone can be benefited out of this rare collection of books.

I am reachable on my e-mail at sanits591@yahoo.com

Thanks!

Is the higher Vygodsky available by any chance?

Absolutely enthralled by the terminology, perspective & sidetracks into linguistics within the Elementary book.

It will be in some time to come. But since it is a huge one, it will take some time.

D

htank you for your appreciated effort, we are waiting for links of these two books,and others

Dear sir,

eagerly waiting for Higher mathematics handbook and other peralmann books.

Thank you

need the higher mathematics book …

Hi Damitr and all,

Where can I find Algebra can be fun.

Thanks

Dear Another desi,

It is available at this site itself. you can download it

Hi Damitr!

I too have hard copy of elementary mathematics of m vygodsky

but i am eagerly waiting for its higher part

i mean Higher Book of Mathematics by M Vygodsky

Please put it on the site as soon as possible.

Thanx a ton:D

Hi Damitr!

Can you help me getting handbook of Higher Mathematics. Is there any hard copy available? Give me link to that book or plz post, if possible

This is a great place to find Mir Books. Good Job Damitr!! However , I would like to read more soviet books about chemistry, chemical ingineering, chemical process industries, metallurgy and metallurgical ingineering in mirtitles.org, especially this one: “Handbook Of Analytical Chemistry” of Ju. Lurie, translated from the russian by Nicholas Bovrov. I will apreciatte it so much!

I have just found your interest in Ju.Lurie’s Handbook Of Analytical Chemistry.

By sheer coincidence I have this and other MIR books currently on auction at Ebay:-

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/230885131536

You are cordially invited to browse my listings. Also you are invited to visit my (non scientific) website http://www.africard.co.uk

Similar MIR and other publishers scientific books (Chemistry, Electronics and Maths) will be added shortly. I’m having a retirement clear-out.

Kind Regards

Lewis

lowline4mat (Ebay ID)

Okay, for those in the UK or EU please see this. This may be a last chance to get your hands on some good books.

D

I NEED THE HIGHER MATHEMATICS BOOK BY M.VYGODSKY

god is dodsky

I have elementary mathematics book.. its really great book .I really want higher maths one

please : i want this book. can you give me new link please

I am looking for this book. Problems in Elementary Mathematics for Home Study. If you have where or how to get it , let me know . please

Hi damitr, please can you update a new link, because the last one is offline.

Thanks so much

Herbert – from Brazil

I have added an Internet Archive link for the same please check.

You can get the book here.

D

Ok, thanks and do you have a link for the other (Higher Mathematics handbook)?

hi, please provide a link for Higher Mathematics Handbook

Hi,

Is there a copy of Mathematical Handbook – Higher Mathematics, available?

Thanks,

Thulasiram

Looking foward to the mathematical handbook higher mathematical pleaseee

Edmilson, Brasil

Thank you very much.

Hello damitr Sir, I have many books of Mir publication…please let me know how can I share them and how can I get medical books from Mir….

You can scan them and upload to the internet archive. If you need help in how to scan do let us know.

Mitr;

Please post the procedure for the scan. Have HP all in one and adobe acrobat but a tough time to scan the book. Please mail srini1947(at)g…com

Need some urgent help, have to return the books

Scan at 300 dpi grayscale/color. Do not scan below this resolution. You can then use scantailor to clean the pages. It is nothing less than blackmagic. Finally can combine/ocr/bookmark the cleaned paged using acrobat.

Mitr;

1. Scanning to JPEG or JPEG2000 or TIFF… which format should I select?

2. When scanning the book left side page is fine but on the right side, page noticed some content is getting very light (near spine side). It is happening in every scan. I am pressing the book on the scanner, still, the result is the same.

3. Selecting the page is A4 or letter?

Sorry for the trouble, scanning book the first time

TIFF should be okay, initial size is large though. #2 if that is happening, then you can scan just one page at a time. instead of a 2-in-1 scan. #3 Page size should be selected by you, A4/letter would be too large for most books, choose a custom area from the preview of the scan.

Thanks, Mitr.

Just uploaded the following to Archive.org. This is my first scan and upload. So, let pl. let me know if anything I have to take care of in future when uploading.

https://archive.org/details/PhysicsForTheTechnicianZhdanov

Physics for the Technician

by L. S. Zhdanov

Translated from the Russian

by Mark Samokhvalov, Cand. Sc.

Mir Publisher~

Moscow

This physics course is intended for students of technical

junior colleges and gives an adequate coverage of physics at

the high-school level. The aim is to provide a survey of

those basics that are essential for the specialized courses

that a future technician takes at college. The Soviet programme

in physics for technical colleges does not include mechanics because this section of physics is studied in secondary school. But since there are many courses in mechanics, brief and extended, the teacher can always select a book that is best suited for his or her purposes. One book

that we find especially useful is Theoretical Mechanics by

E. M. Nikitin (Mir Publishers, Moscow, 1980).

The physics course that follows starts with a brief introduction

about physical quantities and their measurement,

the International System of Units, and the approximations

that any scientist makes when measuring or calculating a

quantity. It then goes on to the subject of heat and molecular

physics. The other parts deal with electricity and

magnetism, oscillations and waves, optics and special relativity,

and nuclear physics and, finally, there is a brief

survey of astronomical facts. The International System of

Units is used throughout the book. However, since other

systems of units are used in physics, the author has found it

expedient to provide basic information about these, especially

in electricity (Sections 16-9 and 16-10). To this end the book includes an appendix whose first section is devoted to the base and derived units of the SI system.

The author, Leonid Zhdanov, wrote all the parts of the

book except Part 6, which was written by Evghenii Traut.

The author’s son. Grigorii Zhdanov, participated in the preparation

of the book for press.

A big thanks! Will make a post soon!!

Mitr;

After uploading to Archive.org, I am unable to see the preview of the book with the following link

https://archive.org/details/PhysicsForTheTechnicianZhdanov

Getting the following message

“There Is No Preview Available For This Item

This item does not appear to have any files that can be experienced on Archive.org.

Please download files in this item to interact with them on your computer.”

Can’t understand what the error is. Pl.help. Thanks

Mitr;

Its working fine now, the preview is there…Thx

This is not an error. The archive takes some time to create the “flipbook” from pdf, just give it some time. Have a coffee and check later. It should be fine.