Authors with Most First Quotations

In most cases, the first example of a given word does not represent the actual coinage, merely the first example that has been discovered. Nonetheless, it's interesting to see who is at the top of the list.

Author Number of First Quotations
Edward E. Smith 43
John W. Campbell, Jr. 35
Robert A. Heinlein 32
Edmond Hamilton 25
Jack Williamson 22
Isaac Asimov 20
Poul Anderson 16
Nat Schachner 16
Harl Vincent 15
Forrest J. Ackerman 14
James Blish 12
H. G. Wells 11
Larry Niven 10
Ray Cummings 10
Malcolm Jameson 10
George Lucas 9
L. Sprague de Camp 9
Murray Leinster 9
A. E. van Vogt 9
Robert Silverberg 9
Arthur Leo Zagat 8
Nelson S. Bond 8
Henry Kuttner 8
P. Schuyler Miller 8
Hugo Gernsback 7
George O. Smith 7
J. R. R. Tolkien 7
Philip K. Dick 7
Clifford D. Simak 7
John Russell Fearn 7