I love things that are old and rare, and I love books. But I most certainly would not pay $2,175 for a mere handful of books.
Anthropologie is selling six--count 'em, six--rare out-of-print books in a specially-designed wooden case, called the society set. Or, if you're concerned about price, just pick up the drinks set for $1,400. What really gets me is the fact that the designer left his investment banking job to design this thing. Find out how you can make your own for $250.