FURTHER READING Life in the Georgian City by Dan Gruikshank and Neil Burton (Viking, 1990, Â£25) contains an excellent account of paint as used in the Georgian house. The Georgian Group’s invaluable advisory guides to all aspects of houses include â˜no. 4′ on Paint Colour, which is full of information on what was used where, and how to restore it. Â£2.75 + 19p postage. The Georgian Group, 37 Spital Square, El (tel: 0171-377 1722). GOURMET DINING RECIPES Colour and Culture by John Gage (Thames and Hudson, 1993, Â£45) traces the changing practice and meaning of colour from Antiquity to Abstraction, providing fascinating new insights with impressive erudition. The long-awaited books on aesthetic and technical aspects of historic paintwork, written by the country’s leading authority, Dr Ian Bristow, will be published soon by Yale University Press.