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. 34
Robert A. Heinlein 32
Edmond Hamilton 25
Jack Williamson 21
Isaac Asimov 20
Poul Anderson 15
Harl Vincent 15
Forrest J. Ackerman 15
Nat Schachner 14
James Blish 12
Larry Niven 11
H. G. Wells 11
Malcolm Jameson 10
A. E. van Vogt 10
Ray Cummings 10
L. Sprague de Camp 9
Robert Silverberg 9
George Lucas 9
Nelson S. Bond 8
Henry Kuttner 8
Murray Leinster 8
P. Schuyler Miller 8
Arthur Leo Zagat 7
Hugo Gernsback 7
George O. Smith 7
J. R. R. Tolkien 6
George Griffith 6
Garrett P. Serviss 6
Philip K. Dick 6