> For some time now, I've been remembering that Pauline Baynes did a map of
> Middle Earth.
> According to this site,
> she did draw/paint one for the 74 Allen and Unwin calendar, which I am sure
> that I never had, being a poor American student at the time. Perhaps it was
> in the 73 or 74 Ballantine calendars? I did once have these, but lost them
> in a house fire some years ago, alas.
> What I am also wondering is this: was there a separate poster of this map?
Though I can't help you in locating one now, I can answer this
question with a definite YES, because I have one (I =think= it's
still around -- it's framed, and was up in the children's room at
one time). Band across the top depicting the Fellowship from the
back, band across the bottom depicting various Bad Guys
(including a Gollum who looks like the Creature from the Black
Lagoon after swimming in Clorox for a week), map in the middle
with inset illustrations of places.
Anyway, good luck in finding one! I'm sure it can't be