From the Independent
Tolkien-annotated map of Middle Earth found loose in copy of Lord of the Rings
Ever found yourself reading The Lord of the Rings and wishing you had a map of Middle Earth to help your imagination navigate Tolkien’s world just a little better? Finally, your wish has been granted after a hand-annotated map was found loose in a copy of the fantasy novel owned by illustrator Pauline Baynes.
Baynes worked with Tolkien to create a map for the trilogy, and notes show that the detail-loving author even went so far as to suggest flora and fauna for the land in each area.
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