Most Expensive Books in the World (Ranked)

Tales of Beedle The Bard by J.K. Rowling - $3.98 million

16. Tales of Beedle The Bard by J.K. Rowling – $3.98 million

Catapulted to global fame for her ‘Harry Potter’ series, J.K. Rowling is perhaps the only contemporary author you will find on this list of shockingly expensive books.

Her hand-illustrated and hand-written original copies of the book ‘Tales of Beedle The Bard’ are only 7 in number. Each f these books were bound in leather and adorned with semi-precious gemstones. One particular edition fetched an amazing $3.98 million at a charity auction!

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