Mera, H.P. The Rain Bird. Laboratory of Anthropology, Santa Fe (1937). A Study in Pueblo Design; with 48 full page plates in monochrome and 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 and 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 and 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 and 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 and 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 and 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 and 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 and 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 and 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. AandM 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