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Bindbole Wood

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'''Bindbale wood''' was a small wood in the southern part of the [[Northfarthing]] in the [[Shire]].
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'''Bindbole wood''' was a small wood in the southern part of the [[Northfarthing]] in the [[Shire]].
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The name appears in the map of the Shire, but the letter <i>o</i> n the 1954 edition was not very clear; thus the name has been rendere <b>Bindbale</b> in many later maps (e.g. by [[Barbara Strachey]] and [[Karen Wynn Fonstad]]), and elsewhere, like in [[Robert Foster]]'s <i>[[Complete Guide to Middle-earth]]</i> (s.v. <i>Bindbale</i>).
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Even Tolkien himself referred to <i>Bindbale</i> in a manuscript note when he was preparing his comments on names for the Dutch translator. of his work.
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Sources: C. Scull - W.G. Hammond, [[The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion]], p. lvii.
  
 
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Revision as of 21:15, 20 December 2007

Bindbole wood was a small wood in the southern part of the Northfarthing in the Shire.

The name appears in the map of the Shire, but the letter o n the 1954 edition was not very clear; thus the name has been rendere Bindbale in many later maps (e.g. by Barbara Strachey and Karen Wynn Fonstad), and elsewhere, like in Robert Foster's Complete Guide to Middle-earth (s.v. Bindbale).

Even Tolkien himself referred to Bindbale in a manuscript note when he was preparing his comments on names for the Dutch translator. of his work.

Sources: C. Scull - W.G. Hammond, The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. lvii.