The Sword of the Lictor by Gene Wolfe [FIRST PAPERBACK PRINTING / 1981]
The Sword of the Lictor by Gene Wolfe [THE BOOK OF THE NEW SUN #3]
FIRST PAPERBACK PRINTING  TIMESCAPE BOOKS
Vintage paperback in excellent condition. Some light wear [a few nicks] to an otherwise excellent cover.
Reads like new with some tanning to pages.
Volume Three of the Book of the New Sun.
Beneath the dying sun the disgraced torturer, Severian, at last comes to his place of exile - Thrax, the City of Windowless Rooms. But Severian's journeying is not ended, and high in the Earth's ancient mountains he draws closer to his destiny.