This Is Why a Book About the Moon Costs $90,500

I included the $1,500 Moonfire book—Norman Mailer's account of the Apollo 11—in our space gifts guide. The last 12 books of the 1969-unit edition are $90,500 each. Ninety-thousand-and-five-hundred United States doubloons, people. Here's why.

This Is Why a Book About the Moon Costs $90,500

A funky fancy table and a lunar rock. Just that. Sure, the lunar rock sounds worthy, but when they tell you it's from a Moon meteor that crashed against our planet, it somehow gets me from wet to dry instantly. I guess a rock brought by the astronauts would add a zero or two to the $90,500 figure, but it just doesn't have the same flair as the "real" thing. [Fast Company]