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The improvement of human reason, exhibited in the life of Hai ebn Yokdhan: written in Arabick above 500 years ago, by Abu Jaafar ebn Tophail. In which is demonstrated, By what Methods one may, by the meer Light of Nature, attain the Knowledg of things Natural and Supernatural; more particularly the Knowledge of God, and the Affairs of another Life. Illustrated with proper figures. Newly translated from the Original Arabick, by Simon Ockley, A. M. Vicar of Swavesey in Cambridgshire. With an appendix, in which the possibility of man’s attaining the true knowledg of God, and Things necessary to Salvation, without Instruction, is briefly consider’d.
London: 1708 or 1711.
A precise edition for this title cannot be identified as it is only listed in the 18th Century catalogs, which do not list full publication details. See ESTC links at left for a complete list of editions that may have been owned by the Library.
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|Borrower Name||Volume||Date Out||Date In||Fine||Transcribed
|Josiah Ogden Hoffman||8/24/1790||8/27/1790||Yorkdhans Life|
|Robert Bowne||1/23/1791||1/25/1791||Yondams Life|