This is the narrative of 3 travels in central Asia. The first is a short account of Marco Polo in central Asia in the 13th century. Then follows the travels of G.T. Vigue around 1835, and lastly of Robert Shaw towards the end of the 1860's. The term central Asia in this book includes Kashmir and Ladakh (then known as little Tibet). This book is a reprint of the 1892 edition.