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The World of the Hobbit

Map of Wilderland

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Map of Wilderland

Tolkien wanted to develop a mythology and a world where the languages he created could be spoken.

From "The Art of the Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien." Copyright © 2012 by Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull. Scull. Used by permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.