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

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

“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…