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The Planar Handbook is a D&D 3.x splatbook that contains a small section on Sigil. (Pages 141 to 146 deal with it.) The Manual of the Planes (p 147-152) also D&D 3.x concerns the Outlands. Sigil, also called the City of Doors, is located at the heart of the Outlands.
Please do make yourself familiar with the Planescape setting itself via Planescape Campaign Setting boxed set. After you do, the book you want is In the Cage: A Guide to Sigil. You might also want to take a look at The Factol’s Manifesto.
The description of the question could lend itself to the spell functioning as intended with the 5 - 500 miles from the intended target. However if the adventure played assumes for story purposes that the adventures have no idea where they are, then lean toward "the spell doesn't function as normal for some unknown reason" while the rest of the spells work ...
You cannot shift to the plane that you are on. If you look at the spell description, it's pretty clear about this: You move yourself or some other creature to another plane of existence or alternate dimension. Emphasis mine. The exact same text exists in both 3.5 and Pathfinder. In order to use plane shift, you have to be transporting yourself to a ...
Cocytus is the frozen seventh layer of Hell in the Pathfinder cosmology.
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