The Guinness Book of Records is a reference book published annually, with world records, and the book itself is a record: it is the best-selling book series to date. The first version of the encyclopedia was published in 1955 by Gen. And is now one of the most accurate references to reference records. Contents of the Guinness Guinness Book The Encyclopedia contains the highest indices in each discipline, for example the strongest man in the world, the longest woman in the world, the tallest in the world, and so on. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the 2006 edition of the Guinness Book of Records, which contained 64,000 world records in various fields, was the first encyclopedia to sell 100 million copies. And this recording itself makes the intervention of the Encyclopedia. Guinness Book Idea The concept of the encyclopedia first appeared in 1951.