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 47
Robert A. Heinlein 44
John W. Campbell, Jr. 39
Isaac Asimov 28
Edmond Hamilton 26
Jack Williamson 26
Poul Anderson 20
Forrest J. Ackerman 19
Nat Schachner 16
Larry Niven 15
James Blish 14
A. E. van Vogt 13
H. G. Wells 13
Ray Cummings 12
Harl Vincent 12
Murray Leinster 12
P. Schuyler Miller 10
George Lucas 9
J. R. R. Tolkien 9
Garrett P. Serviss 9