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Eddie
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OMG!!!!1 MOAR MAPS!!!!!

That Middle-Earth map that surfaced a while back with Tolkien's notes scrawled all over it? It was purchased Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries, who who went and put a copy of the full map online:

Bodleian Libraries acquires rare map of Middle-earth annotated by Tolkien

I can't seem to find a large image of the map on that site, though. But someone else did:



Looking over that map, I can't help but think, Tolkien's handwriting was shit. Which gives me hope, because mine is worse. Oh, so much worse.
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Geoffrey Burrell
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It looks like some of the maps used for the Forgotten Realms Campaign Set.
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intrepideddie wrote:


Looking over that map, I can't help but think, Tolkien's handwriting was shit. Which gives me hope, because mine is worse. Oh, so much worse.

Hah, that's the first thing I thought too. For a cunning linguist, his penmanship is pretty bad.
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Damn, that looks a lot like my handwriting! I constantly have troubles because I write in cursive, and hardly anyone now and days knows how to read that type of writing laugh

Amazing maps though! Thanks a bunch for sharing!
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