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Bindbole Wood

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'''Bindbole wood''' was a small wood in the southern part of the [[Northfarthing]] in the [[Shire]].
 
'''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 <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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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>[[The Complete Guide to Middle-earth]]</i> (s.v. <i>Bindbale</i>).
  
 
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.
 
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.

Revision as of 21:16, 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 The 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.