Arabic Naskh typeface with bold

moiz217's picture

Hello all,
I'm looking for this font for use in my publications.

This font is used in many books published by دار الأضواء - بيروت (Dar-al-Adwaa - Beirut). It comes with Bold variant, as seen in the sample.
The sample I had attached is from a book named Tawil-al-Daim.

Please help in identifying this font for me.

Thanks and regards.

Moiz.

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Vladimir Tamari's picture

Hello Moiz
What is the date of the book? This style looks very familiar and easy on the eye - books and newspapers printed in letterpress (hand-set metal type) in the 1950's looked like this!
Best wishes,
Vladimir

moiz217's picture

Thanks Vladimir.

The date of publication is unknown to me.

Mamoun's picture

This is a variation of Monotype Naskh:
http://www.monotypeimaging.com/productsservices/wt_fontsample.aspx?type=...

A version of this is licensed to Microsoft and included in Windows core fonts as Traditional Arabic. I have done a number of subtle revisions and enhancements to this version over the past few years :
http://www.microsoft.com/typography/Fonts/font.aspx?FMID=877

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