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Selected Bibliography

Written and Illustrated by Lea


Randado. El Paso: Carl Hertzog, 1941.

A Grizzly from the Coral Sea. El Paso: Carl Hertzog. 1944.

Peleliu Landing. El Paso: Carl Hertzog, 1945.

Calendar of the Twelve Travelers through the Pass of the North. El Paso: Carl Hertzog, 1946.

The Brave Bulls. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1949.

Foreign editions/translations

            Norwegian: Tyrefekten fra Guerreras. Olso: Dreyer, 1949.

            British: The Brave Bulls. London: William Heineman, 1950.

            Hebrew: Blood and Sand. Jaffa, Israel: Carmi, 1950.

            German: Der Torero. Stuttgart: Hans E. Gunther Verlag, 1951.

            Mexican: Toros Bravos. Mexico: Editorial Costancia, S.A., 1951.

            French: Corrida de la Puer. Paris: Les Editions du Scorpion, 1952.

            Italian: I Tori. Milan: Garzanti, 1952.

            Spanish: Toros Bravos. Barcelona: Luis de Caralt, 1952.

            Dutch: Een Man vecht Veer Zickzelf. ‘s-Gravenhage, Nederland:

                        Unicum-reeks, 1953.

            Australian: The Brave Bulls. Sydney, Australia: Horwitz Publication, 1960.

Bullfight Manuel for Spectators. El Paso: Carl Hertzog, 1949.

The Wonderful Country. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1952.

Foreign editions/translations

            Dutch: Martin Brady van Vogelvrije tot Texas Ranger. ‘s-Gravenhage,

                        Nederland: Heinemann, 1954.

            Spanish: La Frontera. Barcelona: Luis de Caralt, 1955.

            British: The Wonderful Country. London: William Heinemann, 1955.

Tom Lea: A Portfolio of Six Paintings. Austin: The University of Texas Press, 1953.

The King Ranch. 2 vols. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1957.

The Primal Yoke. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1960.

The Hands of Cantú. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1964.

Western Beef Cattle: A Series of Eleven Paintings by Tom Lea. Austin: Encino Press,


A Picture Gallery: Paintings and Drawings by Tom Lea. Boston: Little, Brown and

            Co., 1968.

In the Crucible of the Sun. Kingsville: King Ranch, Inc., 1974.

Battle Stations: A Grizzly from the Coral Sea and Peleliu Landing. Dallas: Still Point

            Press, 1988.

The Southwest: It’s Where I Live. Dallas: DeGolyer Library, Southern Methodist

            University, 1992.

Books with Illustrations by Lea

Dobie, J. Frank. Apache Gold and Yaqui Silver. Boston: Little, Brown and Co.,


            . John C. Duval: First Texas Man of Letters. 1st. ed. Dallas: Southwest

            Review, 1939. 2nd ed. Dallas: Southern Methodist University Press, 1965.

            The Longhorns. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1941.

Gambrell, Herbert and Virginia Gambrell. A Pictorial History of Texas. New

            York: Dutton, 1960.

Grey, Katharine. Hills of Gold. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1941.

Hail, Marshall. Knight in the Sun: Harper B. Lee, First Yankee Matador. Boston:

            Little, Brown and Co., 1962.

Jackson, Joseph Henry. The Christmas Flower. New York: Harcourt, Brace and

            Co., 1951.

Kennedy, John F. Sam Houston and the Senate. Austin: Pemberton Press, 1970.

McCauley, James Emmit. A Stove-Up Cowboy’s Story. 1st ed. Austin: Texas

            Folklore Society and the University Press in Dallas, 1943. 2d ed. Dallas:

            Southern Methodist University Press, 1965.

Mera, H.P. The “Rain Bird;” A Study in Pueblo Design. Santa Fe: Laboratory of

            Anthropology, 1937.

Mills, W.W. Forty Years at El Paso, 1858-1898. El Paso: Carl Hertzog, 1962.

Powell, Lawrence Clark. A Southwestern Century: A Bibliography of One Hundred

            Books of Non-Fiction About the Southwest. Van Nuys, Calif.: J.E. Reynolds,


Saber, Cliff. Desert Rat Sketchbook. New York: Sketchbook Press, 1959.

Schwettman, Martin W. Santa Rita, The University of Texas Oil Discovery. Austin:

            Texas State Historical Association, 1943.

Siringo, Charles A. A Texas Cowboy; Of Fifteen Years on the Hurricane Desk of a

            Spanish Pony, Taken from Real Life. New York: William Sloane Associates,


Smith, Rex, ed. Biography of the Bulls. New York: Rinehart and Company, 1957.

Stinson, C.L. Honor Your Pardner; Ten Square Dance Calls with Explanations.

            El Paso: Carl Hertzog, 1938.

Articles with Illustrations by Tom

Barker, S. Omar. “Mister Mountaineer,” Pt. I, New Mexico Magazine 12, no. 6

            (June 1934): 7-9, 48; Pt. II, 12, no.7 (July 1934): 14-16, 41.

            “Ol’ Belly -Stuck: A Typically Cowboy ‘Big Windy.’” New Mexico

            Magazine, 12, no. 1 (January 1934): 8-10,44.

Benet, Stephen Vincent. “Henry and the Golden Mine.” Saturday Evening Post

            212, no. 13 (September 23, 1939): 18-19.

Calkins, Gene. “Recompense.” New Mexico Magazine 12, no. 3. (March 1934):

            16-18, 35.

“China’s War Anniversary.” Life 17, no. 2 (July 10, 1944): 62-65.

Davis, H.L. “A Sorrel Horse Don’t Have White Hoffs.” Saturday Evening Post

            214, no. 26 (December 27, 1941): 14-15, 60-62

            “World of Little Doves.” Saturday Evening Post 213, no. 43 (April

            26, 1941): 12-13, 90. 92. 95, 97-98.

DeHuff, Elizabeth Willis. “Basolisa’s Novena.” New Mexico Magazine 12, no. 4

            (April 1934): 21-22

Hersey, John. “Three Airmen.” Life 16, no. 22 (May 29, 1944): 67-73.

“Hornet’s Last Day. Tom Lea Paints Death of a Great Carrier.” Life 15. No. 5

            (August 2, 1943): 42-49.

Kirk, Ruth Falkenburg. “Wool Weights.” New Mexico Magazine 12, no. 6 (June

            1934) 17-18.

“Life’s Artists Record a World at War.” Life 18, no. 18 (April 30, 1945): 42-67.

Msrmer, Jacland. “Dutch Treat.” Saturday Evening Post 215, no. 9 (August 29,

            1942): 18-19, 90, 92, 96.

“Peleliu: Tom Lea Paints Island Invasion.” Life 18, no.24, (June 11, 1945):


“Sinking of the Wasp.” Life 14, no. 14 (April 15, 1943) 49-58.

“Soldiers at Work: Tom Lea Catches Their Absorbed Expressions.” Life 12, no.

            17 (April 27, 1942): 44.

“Tom Lea Aboard the U.S.S. Hornet.” Life 14, no. 12 (March 22, 1943): 49-58.

“Tom Lea Paints the North Atlantic Patrol.” Life 12, no. 21 (May 25, 1942):


“Top Sergeant: Bruce Bieber Makes Soldiers Out of Citizens.” Life 11, no. 1

            (July 7, 1941): 64-71.

Whitehouse, Arch. “Fighter Convoy.” Saturday Evening Post 214, no. 50

            (June 13, 1941): 20-21

Williams, J. Henryette. “Bah-Tah-Ko, AN Indian Legend.” New Mexico Magazine

11, no. 11 (October 1933): 15-17.

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