NY: Random House, . First Edition, first printing. Signed by Anderson on the front endpaper. A stage play in three acts, "Tea and Sympathy" premiered on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on September 30, 1953, in a production directed by Elia Kazan. The play starred Doborah Kerr, Leif Erickson and John Kerr. The successful play was adapted into a major film in 1956, starring Deborah Kerr and John Kerr, reprising their performances from the New York production. 8vo., pictorial beige cloth in dust jacket; 182 pages. Item #56342
Very Good (covers nice; contents clean & tight); nice (minor soil & few very short tears; minor sunning spine) d/j. With a news clipping of the New York Times obituary on Anderson, dated Feb. 10, 2009, laid in (now enclosed in a plastic sleeve).