This month, the auction house will sell the collection of well-known bibliophile Nancy Sheiry Glaister. The late Nancy Glaister was an extremely well-respected and popular figure in the architectural rare book world, with many books in the consigned collection reflecting her passion for decoration and design.

10040-17_3 Turgot (Michel Etienne) Plan de Paris, contemporary red morocco binding, 1739 Estimate: £4 000-6 000

Turgot's Plan de Paris is one of the most notable lots from Glaister's collection. The work is engraved throughout with folding key map and 20 detailed maps by Claude Lucas after Louis Bretez. Finished in a handsome contemporary red morocco with central gilt arms of the city of Paris, the work will be sure to have map collectors reaching for their virtual paddle.

Hunt (Richard Morris) Designs for the Gateways of the Southern Entrances Estimate: £600-800 Hunt (Richard Morris) Designs for the Gateways of the Southern Entrances
Estimate: £600-800

Another work to watch out for is Hunt's Designs for the Gateways of the Southern Entrances to the Central Park. Richard Morris Hunt was the first American to train at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris and became an influential teacher of architecture in America as well as a practising architect. In addition to public buildings he designed several mansions for notable families on Fifth Avenue, also 'The Breakers' in Newport, Rhode Island for Cornelius Vanderbilt and 'Biltmore' for George Vanderbilt in Asheveille, North Carolina.

Forum's 154 lot auction will be sold exclusively online auction, with all lots without reserve, commencing at 3:00pm BST on Thursday 29th September. All lots in this online auction will be available to view at 220 Queenstown Road, London SW8 4LP from Monday 26th September. Check out the full sale here.