Order FAQs

When Will I Receive my Order?

Most orders leave our warehouse within 2 business days. Standard ground delivery orders take approximately 4 to 10 calendar days from the date you order. We are in Massachusetts. The closer you are to us, the quicker your order should arrive. Please see our Shipping page for more information on Ground, Expedited, and International shipping.

The Globe Corner Bookstores will confirm with you via email that your order has been received. Please add us to your address book to avoid accidental filtering of any future correspondence; we may need to contact you if there are stock issues, or if we have any questions about your order.

Questions About Your Order

  • Abby Cooke/Globe Corner Order Desk
  • email:  acooke@globecorner.com
  • phone:  617-396-4627

How to Place an Order:

Secure Online Shopping

  • Our online shopping offers industry-standard SSL-encryption and is fully guaranteed (privacy& security).

Phone orders: 1-617-396-4627 (Abby Cooke)

Address for Mail Orders

  • (UPS/FEDEX):  
Globe Corner Order Dept.
, 207 Washington St, #499
, Brookline, MA 02445
  • (USPS)
:  Globe Corner Order Dept.
, PO Box 470499, 
Brookline Village, MA 02447-0499
  • Methods of Payment:
  • American Express
  • VISA
Master Card
  • Discover Card
  • Checks drawn on U.S. banks
Gift Certificates: see below

Shipping Charges: Our standard shipping charges (UPS or Priority Mail delivery to anywhere in the continental U.S., based on destination and size of the order) are as follows:

  • Books and folded maps: $5.90 base charge + $0.50 for each book and $0.25 for each map
  • Rolled maps: $7.00 base charge + $0.50 for each rolled map
  • Oversize books: $7.00 base charge (for New England) or $8.00 base charge (for the rest of the U.S.) + $0.50 for each item

Any online orders submitted after 12 pm Eastern Standard Time will be processed and shipped the next business day (if in stock). Please keep this in mind for expedited shipping requests, and adjust shipping methods accordingly. See additional shipping information for more information on continental U.S., expedited and overseas shipping.

Merchandise Returns

  • Books and Maps:
  You can return books or maps for 60 days from the shipment date. Please see details.
  • Globes:
  Globes are not returnable after 45 days from shipment date. All globe returns require advance return authorization from the GCB Order Desk (617-396-4627; acooke@globecorner.com). There is a 20% restocking fee for any globe returned.

Returns Address

Globe Corner Order Dept.
Brookline Booksmith
279 Harvard Street
Brookline MA 02446-2908

If we can’t fill your order immediately because an item is either not yet released or out of stock, we’ll notify you via e-mail, telephone or mail.

We’d like to resolve any order or shipment problems as quickly as possible. Please send email or call us if we need to correct an error in processing your order or if your shipment is late or damaged.

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