"The ink drawings are a day in the life of Bianjing from its outskirts to the heart of the city. It starts on the banks of the river, enters the town, and ends with the watchtower. You'd have to squint at the original to see all this detail, if you got a chance to see the scroll at all. This book is a delight."—McClatchy News Service
Zhang Zeduan (960u1127) was a court painter during the reign of Emperor Huizong of Song Dynasty.