The Bible is the collection of religious writings of Judaism and of Christianity. The Christian Bible consists of the Hebrew scriptures, which have been called the Old Testament, and some later writings known as the New Testament. Some groups within Christianity include additional books. This is the one of the best selling books. Approximately its over 6,000,000,000 copies have been sold.
Quran is a divine scripture of Islam. This book was sent on Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) the prophet of Islam. Quran contains all the rules and regulations, principles and injunctions of Islam. According to an estimate at least 4,000,000,000 copies of Quran have been sold. Therefore it is considered as the second most purchased book in the world.
Webster’s Dictionary is the title given for the common type of English language dictionaries in the United States. The dictionary was fully published in 1961, which added 450,000 entries. This is the one of the best selling book. Approximately over 100,000,000 books have been sold.
The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, containing an internationally recognized collection of world records, both human achievements and the extreme of the natural world. The book itself holds a world record, as the best-selling copyrighted series of all-time. Approximately over 81,000,000 books have been sold.
McGuffey’s Readers was more popular and widely used. McGuffey’s Readers are still in use today in some school systems It is estimated that at least 120 million copies were sold between 1836 and 1960, placing its sales in a category with the Bible and Webster’s Dictionary. Since 1961 they have continued to sell at a rate of some 30,000,000 copies a year.
A Message to Garcia is an inspirational essay written by Elbert Hubbard that has been made into two motion pictures. It was originally published as a filler without a title in the March, 1899.It was wildly popular, selling over 50,000,000 copies, and being translated into 37 languages.
The World Almanac and Book of Facts is an American-published reference work and is the bestselling (over50,000,000)almanac conveying information about such subjects as world changes, tragedies, sports feats, etc. The almanac can be found in homes, libraries, schools, businesses, and media other parts of the world. It has been published yearly since 1886.The 2008 edition has over 1,000 pages
Baby and Child Care the Common Sense Book written by Dr. Benjamin Spock, was first published on 14 July 1946, and is one of the biggest best-sellers of all time. By 1998, it had sold more than 50,000,000 copies. It has been translated into 39 languages.
Valley of the Dolls is the title of a best selling novel by Jacqueline Susann, published in 1966. It is widely considered one of the most commercially successful novels of all time. Valley of the Dolls was an instant success when it was first published. Since then it has sold more than 30,000,000 copies.
In His Steps is a best-selling book written by Charles Monroe Sheldon. First published in 1896, the fictional book has sold more than 30,000,000 copies, Thus lower prices and multiple publishers led to larger sales.
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