One Hundred Years of Sawing

Author: Mike Caveney
The Astonishing History of Magic’s Most Iconic Illusion. 9 by 12 inches
440 pages printed in full color on heavy art matte paper
50 photographs
Printed end sheets
Full color dustjacket
Number 15 in our series of Magical Pro-Files
Published in 2021
Price: $125.00 

“Sawing” is one of the most gorgeous, readable, well-researched, interesting, informative, and fun magic books ever published.
—John Lovick


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  • Classic Correspondence from Egyptian Hall Museum
  • Classic Correspondence from Egyptian Hall Museum
  • Classic Correspondence from Egyptian Hall Museum
 

After spending fifty years collecting Sawing in Half memorabilia, and the past year and a half researching and writing this incredible story, I couldn’t be more excited for you to see the finished product.

Learn how this trick became the most popular attraction in all of show business and then turned into a war that was waged on vaudeville and music hall stages around the world by many of the most famous names in magic. It is a tale of inspired originality, blatant thievery, backstage intrigue, unbridled egos and endless lawsuits. It is an illusion that has never stopped being reinvented and continues to baffle modern-day audiences. To coincide with the 100th anniversary of its first public performance, Mike is releasing this comprehensive history of Sawing a Woman in Half in the quality you have come to expect from Magic Words. .
U.S.A.: $125
England : $173.00
Canada: $170.00
European Union member countries have started charging Value Added Tax and that amount is included in our EU price. You should not have to pay any additional taxes. EU, Australia, and Asia Price: $178.00