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Bindbole Wood

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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 rendered <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>).
 
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 rendered <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.
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Even Tolkien himself referred to <i>Bindbale</i> in a manuscript note when he was preparing his comments on names of his work for the Dutch translator.
  
 
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Revision as of 21:29, 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 rendered 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 of his work for the Dutch translator.

References