Mera, H.P. The "Rain Bird". Laboratory of Anthropology, Santa Fe (1937). A Study in Pueblo Design; with 48 full page plates in monochrome & color by Tom Lea;designed by Merle Armitage
Dobie, J. Frank. The Longhorns. Little, Brown and Company, Boston (1941). illustrated by Tom Lea
Dobie,J. Frank. A Stove-Up Cowboy's Story. Texas Folklore Society, Austin, Texas (1943). designed by Carl Hertzog; introduction by John A. Lomax; edited by J. Frank Dobie; Illustrated by Tom Lea; 700 copies printed.
Lea, Tom. Peleliu Landing. Carl Hertzog, El Paso, Texas (1945). 34 text pages, plus 10 plates of Tom Lea drawings and Lea photo endpapers; 500 copies printed.
Lea, Tom. Calendar of Twelve Travelers Through the Pass of the North. Carl Hertzog, El Paso, Texas (1946). with 12 illustrations by Lea; 365 copies printed.
Lea, Tom. The Brave Bulls. Little Brown & Co, Boston (1949). A Novel by Tom Lea; Jarmila Sobota Bookbinding; Color title page illustration with numerous black and white illustrations by Tom Lea.
Dobie, J. Frank. The Ben Lilly Legend. Little Brown & Co, Boston (1950). Dust jacket and frontispiece by Tom Lea
Dobie, J. Frank. A PORTFOLIO OF SIX PAINTINGS. University of Texas Press, Austin (1953). WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY J. FRANK DOBIE; Includes color prints of Fighting Bull (1949), Pacing White Mustang (1948); Hills of Mexico (1947); Shining Plain (1947); Trail Herd (1947); and Lonely Town (1937).
Lea, Tom. The King Ranch. Little, Brown & Co., Boston (1954). Typography by Carl Hertzog; first printing has "For" is missing before "Alice" on p. 507.
Lea, Tom. The King Ranch. Kingsville, Texas (1957). Drawings by the author; Research by Holland McCombs; Annotation by Francis L. Fugate; 3000 copies ; 2 volumes.
Lea, Tom. The King Ranch. Kingsville, Texas (1957). designed by Carl Hertzog; 3000 copies printed; Illustrated by Tom Leo.
Lea, Tom. The King Ranch. Little, Brown & Co., New York (1957). the HUNDRED-YEAR Story of the Greatest Ranch in the World: Two Volumes; "Alice" not "For Alice" on pp. 507; research by Holland McCombs, annotation by Franci L. Fugate
Mills, W.W. Forty Years at El Paso. Carl Hertzog, El Paso, Texas (1962). intro. And notes by Rex Strickland; drawings by Tom Lea; design/publication by Carl Hertzog
Lea, Tom. The Hands of Cantu. Little, Brown & Co., Boston (1964). Illustrated by the Tom Leo; Brown crushed levant by Harcourt Bindery; 100 copies printed
Lea, Tom. Western Beef Cattle. Encino Press, Austin (1967). A SERIES OF ELEVEN PAINTINGS BY TOM LEA DEPICTING THE ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE WESTERN RANGE ANIMAL; 850 copies printed.
Lea, Tom. A Picture Gallery. Little, Brown and Company, Boston (1968). Paintings and Drawings, by Tom Lea, with Text by the Artist ; Two volumes; portfolio contains 12 full page color and 23 monochrome plates
Lea,Tom. Tom Lea Picture Gallery. Little, Brown and Company, Boston (1968). a Selection of Paintings & Drawings from the Nineteen Sixties; A recollection of sketches and the memories that created many paintings by Lea
Lea,Tom. Tom Lea. Rio Bravo Edition, San Antonio (1969). a Selection of Paintings & Drawings from the Nineteen Sixties; 200 copies printed.
KENNEDY, JOHN F. Sam Houston and the Senate.. Pemberton Press, Austin, Texas (1970). with one illustration by Tome Lea; Limited 67 Copies
Lea, Tom. A Bibliography of Writings and Illustrations. El Paso Public Library, El Paso, Texas (1971). Hinshaw, Glennis and Lisabeth Lovelace (compilers); 280 copies printed.
Lea, Tom. In the Crucible of the Sun. King Ranch, Kingsville, Texas (1974). Designed, written & illustrated by Tom Lea; Plates by the Meridan Gravure Company; Full page color lithographs throughout as well as black and white line drawings
Lea, Tom. The Art of Tom Lea. A&M University Press, Texas (1989). Kathleen G. (Compiler); Introduction by William Weber Johnson; 150 copies printed;
Lea, Tom. Wonderful Country. Four-O-Imprint, Abilene, Texas (1995). 250 copies printed; Illustrated with drawings by the Tom Lea