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“Al-Shamas Abdullah Zakher” founded the first Arabic printing press in Lebanon in 1734. The press is located in “Deir Mar Youhana” in “Khinshara”. The printing press operated from 1734 till1899. It…

“Al-Shamas Abdullah Zakher” founded the first Arabic printing press in Lebanon in 1734. The press is located in “Deir Mar Youhana” in “Khinshara”. The printing press operated from 1734 till1899. It…

First Arabic movable types printing press installed in 1733 by Abdallah Zakher

First Arabic movable types printing press installed in 1733 by Abdallah Zakher

1684 - 1748 Lebanese printer & typographer, he set the first printing press in the middle east. His printing press used Arabic types & was installed in 1733 in the mother-house of the Basilian Chouerite order, the monastery of Saint John the Baptist at Choueir. He was also an accomplished writer & craftsman.

1684 - 1748 Lebanese printer & typographer, he set the first printing press in the middle east. His printing press used Arabic types & was installed in 1733 in the mother-house of the Basilian Chouerite order, the monastery of Saint John the Baptist at Choueir. He was also an accomplished writer & craftsman.

Larger printing press created by Abdallah Zakher

Larger printing press created by Abdallah Zakher

First press machine created by Abdallah Zakher

First press machine created by Abdallah Zakher

Arabic figures punches with wooden handle

Arabic figures punches with wooden handle

Stick ink spreader used to spread the ink on the letters before printing the page. Ink was also created locally by Abdallah Zakher.

Stick ink spreader used to spread the ink on the letters before printing the page. Ink was also created locally by Abdallah Zakher.

Tools for leather binding

Tools for leather binding

Letter frame created by Abdallah Zakher

Letter frame created by Abdallah Zakher

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