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10 Best Selling Books of All Time

Here is the top 10 best selling books of all time based on wiki. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_best-selling_books)

"Best selling" refers to the estimated number of copies sold of each book, rather than the number of books printed or currently owned. Enjoy.

1. Holy Bible: KJV Large Print Thumb Index Edition: Brown (King James Bible)

Classic Brown Faux Leather Bound Large Print Edition King James Bible. The cover is constructed of quality man-made material with the look and feel of real leather (trade name LuxLeather). Design features include a detailed engraved decorative border with gold foil accents on the front and back, gold foiled debossed title, gold gilt-edged pages with thumb indexing and an attached ribbon page marker. Inside, you'll find reader-friendly subheadings, a double-column format, words of Christ printed in red ink, a helpful Scripture verse finder by topic and a one-year Bible reading plan. 1002 Pages.

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  • 6 5/8 x 9 5/8 x 1 1/8 Inch
  • 1002 Gold Gilt-Edged Pages
  • Faux Leather Flexcover Bound
  • Thumb Indexing
  • Lay-Flat Spine
  • Attached Ribbon Page Marker
  • Words of Christ in Red Ink
  • Unique Scripture Verse Finder
  • One-Year Bible Reading Plan

2. Don Quixote

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read

Edith Grossman's definitive English translation of the Spanish masterpiece, in an expanded P.S. edition

Widely regarded as one of the funniest and most tragic books ever written, Don Quixote chronicles the adventures of the self-created knight-errant Don Quixote of La Mancha and his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, as they travel through sixteenth-century Spain. You haven't experienced Don Quixote in English until you've read this masterful translation.

This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.

3. A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities is a historical novel by Charles Dickens about the times of the French Revolution. London, 1775. An elderly bank manager Jarvis Lorry informs a 17-year-old Lucie Manette that her father is not dead (she thought otherwise), and from the moment she was born, he has been kept in the Bastille because of accusations of a cruel Marquis St. Evremonde. He is released now and lives in Paris with his former servant Defarge. The historical novel by Charles Dickens A Tale of Two Cities became paradigmatic. It is confirmed that with the circulation of 200 million of exemplars, it is not only the most popular work by the author in English speaking countries, but also the main bestseller in the history of the English prose.

4. The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings (the Hobbit / the Fellowship of the Ring / the Two Towers / the

THE BOOKS THAT INSPIRED THE EPIC MOTION PICTURES

J.R.R. TOLKIEN
THE LORD OF THE RINGS

THE HOBBIT
THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING
THE TWO TOWERS
THE RETURN OF THE KING

© New Line Productions, Inc. All rights reserved. THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY and the names of the characters, items, events and places therein are trademarks of The Saul Zaentz Company d/b/a Middle-earth Enterprises under license to New Line Productions, Inc. (s12)
Motion Picture Artwork © 2012 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

5. The Little Prince

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick

Few stories are as widely read and as universally cherished by children and adults alike as The Little Prince. Richard Howard's translation of the beloved classic beautifully reflects Saint-Exupéry's unique and gifted style. Howard, an acclaimed poet and one of the preeminent translators of our time, has excelled in bringing the English text as close as possible to the French, in language, style, and most important, spirit. The artwork in this edition has been restored to match in detail and in color Saint-Exupéry's original artwork. Combining Richard Howard's translation with restored original art, this definitive English-language edition of The Little Prince will capture the hearts of readers of all ages.

This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades 4-5, Stories).

6. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: The Illustrated Edition (Harry Potter, Book 1)

The beloved first book of the Harry Potter series, now fully illustrated by award-winning artist Jim Kay.

For the first time, J.K. Rowling's beloved Harry Potter books will be presented in lavishly illustrated full-color editions. Kate Greenaway-award-winning artist Jim Kay has created over 100 stunning illustrations, making this deluxe format a perfect gift as much for a child being introduced to the series, as for the dedicated fan.
 
Harry Potter has never been the star of a Quidditch team, scoring points while riding a broom far above the ground. He knows no spells, has never helped to hatch a dragon, and has never worn a cloak of invisibility.
 
All he knows is a miserable life with the Dursleys, his horrible aunt and uncle, and their abominable son, Dudley -- a great big swollen spoiled bully. Harry's room is a tiny closet at the foot of the stairs, and he hasn't had a birthday party in eleven years.
 
But all that is about to change when a mysterious letter arrives by owl messenger: a letter with an invitation to an incredible place that Harry -- and anyone who reads about him -- will find unforgettable.

7. The Hobbit

A great modern classic and the prelude to The Lord of the Rings.
 
Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely traveling any farther than his pantry or cellar. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard Gandalf and a company of dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an adventure. They have launched a plot to raid the treasure hoard guarded by Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon. Bilbo reluctantly joins their quest, unaware that on his journey to the Lonely Mountain he will encounter both a magic ring and a frightening creature known as Gollum.

“A glorious account of a magnificent adventure, filled with suspense and seasoned with a quiet humor that is irresistible . . . All those, young or old, who love a fine adventurous tale, beautifully told, will take The Hobbit to their hearts.” – New York Times Book Review

8. And Then There Were None

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick

One of the most famous and beloved mysteries from The Queen of Suspense—Agatha Christie—now a Lifetime TV movie.

"Ten . . ."
Ten strangers are lured to an isolated island mansion off the Devon coast by a mysterious "U. N. Owen."

"Nine . . ."
At dinner a recorded message accuses each of them in turn of having a guilty secret, and by the end of the night one of the guests is dead.

"Eight . . ."
Stranded by a violent storm, and haunted by a nursery rhyme counting down one by one . . . as one by one . . . they begin to die.

"Seven . . ."
Which among them is the killer and will any of them survive?

9. Dream of the Red Chamber

For more than a century and a half, Dream of the Red Chamber has been recognized in China as the greatest of its novels, a Chinese Romeo-and-Juliet love story and a portrait of one of the world's great civilizations. Chi-chen Wang's translation is skillful, accurate and fascinating.

10. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Commemorating the 150th anniversary of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland with a deluxe oversized hardcover edition, illustrated in full color by Anna Bond of Rifle Paper Co.

'That curious, hallucinating heroine Alice, friend of Cheshire cats and untimely rabbits, is turning 150 years old. But she doesn’t look a day over a decade in a special new edition of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland . . .  And what a perfect match, in tone and whimsy, found in Rifle Paper Co.’s Anna Bond, who has illustrated every page of the book."--Vanity Fair


It's been 150 years since Lewis Carroll introduced Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, the story which has become a favorite of children and adults the world over. Now, in a deluxe hardcover edition from Puffin, Alice's story comes to life for a whole new generation of readers through the colorful, whimsical artwork of Anna Bond, best known as the creative director and artistic inspiration behind the worldwide stationery and gift brand Rifle Paper Co. Lose yourself in Alice's story as she tumbles down the rabbit hole, swims through her own pool of tears, and finds herself in a rather curious place called Wonderland. There, she'll encounter the frantic White Rabbit, have a frustrating conversation with an eccentric caterpillar, and play croquet with the hot-headed Queen of Hearts. Follow Alice on her wild adventure through the eyes of the artist in this definitive gift edition.

10 Best Selling Books of All Time

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